Category Archive: Mesoamerica

The great riddle of a seven-headed figure

Can a 7000 petroglyph be deciphered? How old is the Brahmi alphabet? What is the symbolic of the Indo-European seven-headed deity and how did it reach Mesoamerica?

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Aztec warriors with Spartan and Illyrian shields

One of the most popular drawings from the Florentine codex depicts three Aztec “eagle warriors”. In my previous articles on sea peoples (accessible here) I have already drawn some parallels between these “feathered… Continue reading

The marvelous odyssey of Votan, a bronze age seafarer

There is a mysterious figure in the mythology of the Maya civilization, known by the name of Votan. If you decide to do little Wikipedia research on him you will first encounter the… Continue reading

Earth is my witness… Sea peoples reached Mesoamerica

There is a very beautiful story about the last moment of Buddha’s quest towards enlightenment hidden behind the “earth witness” mudra, one of the most iconic images of Buddhism. This representation of Buddha… Continue reading

Who (when and how) was the first to “discover” America?

It all started by tracing the appearance of Swastika in ancient cultures. Tracing it’s early origins in both Americas I started a research on some of the native tribes. My first take was… Continue reading